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turkey meatloaf sliced

Turkey Meatloaf

This recipe yields a truly moist and delicious turkey meatloaf and it's made with 99% fat free ground turkey meat.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 200kcal
Author Foodtastic Mom


  • 2 lbs ground turkey 99% fat free
  • 1 sweet or yellow onion peeled and grated
  • 1 small zucchini grated
  • 1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs I used Kroger brand Italian seasoned Panko
  • 3/4 cup large curd 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  • Line a sheet pan with foil. Place an oven-safe cooling rack on top of the baking sheet. Lightly oil the cooling rack.
  • In a large bowl, combine the grated onion and zucchini, bread crumbs, cottage cheese, egg, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of salt, garlic salt, parsley and pepper. Stir with a fork to combine.
  • Add the ground turkey to the bowl. Use a spatula or your hands to mix the turkey with all the other ingredients.
  • Shape the meat into a loaf on a clean cutting board. Carefully transfer the meatloaf to the prepared pan.
  • Bake the meatloaf for 90 minutes. Remove the meatloaf from the oven. Increase the oven temperature to 450 degrees.
  • Stir together the ketchup, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt. 
  • Pour the sauce evenly over the meatloaf.
  • Return the meatloaf to the oven and bake for an additional 20 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the meatloaf reaches 165 degrees F. 


Calories: 200kcal